Brothers that died
Arthur Henry Lazenby died on the 26th November 1914 serving with the Royal Navy, aged 18. His brother Richard Lazenby was killed aged 22, at the battle of Jutland when HMS 'Invincible' sank on 31st May 1916. These were the sailor sons of Richard and Jane Ann Lazenby, living at 6 Kimberley Street, Hull. Their other son was Company Sergeant Major, Walter Lazenby who served with the Durham Light Infantry and lived at the same address.
Pte, William Arthur Lazenby, MM, 11th EYR died at St Omer on the 13th July 1918. His Younger brother, Pte Charles Lazenby, Durham Light Infantry, was killed a few weeks later, on the 9th August 1918, aged 19. They were the sons of Thomas Wilson and Annie Eliza Lazenby, 11 Church Road, North Ferriby. Another son, Staff Sgt, Thomas Lazenby, RGA, was wounded in France. Their other two sons David Lazenby of the Middlesex Regiment, and George Lazenby, fighting with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, were both discharged early with wounds and ill health. Their family story is reported in the Hull Daily Mail 19/9/18.
Throughout the UK and Commonwealth, some 328 sets of brothers died during the First World War. Their details can be found here - http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/brothers-died-in-the-great-war/
Brothers Arthur and Charles Snowley, both lived at 43 Wellington Lane and died within 9 months of each other in 1917.
Harold Percy Tutton and his brother John Henry Tutton were both lost in the war. Their father George Tutton, a stone mason, lived at 204 Bean Street. Next door at number 206 Bean Street, the Grantham brothers Tom and William Grantham also became war casualties leaving their parents William and Minnie Grantham.
Brothers James and Albert Stones died in 1916 and 1917 respectively. They were the two sons of Frederick and Caroline Stones, at 49 St Andrews Street, Hessle Road.
Gunner, 1817, Albert William VENUS, Royal Field Artillery, 2nd Northumbrian Brigade, was killed at Bellewaarde Ridge, on the 24th May 1915, aged 22.
A German shell hit his battery killing most of the other gun crew. Although the Battalion Diary & the Hull Daily Mail reported his death at the time, he was not officially remembered as a casulaty until August 2014. His name was recently registered with the Commonwealth War Grave Commission records, and added to the Menin Gate, which records 35,000 other missing men, with no known grave.
Albert Venus was born in Hull in 1893. After spending some time in Canada, his family returned to East Yorkshire. He was apprenticed to the Trawler owners Messrs Kelsall, Beeching and Co. and was living in the village of Thorne prior to the outbreak of war. His parents were Alfred Henry and Frances Charity Venus, who lived at 29 Eastbourne Street. His father worked the keel boats between Hull & Doncaster.
Albert's brother, Herbert James Venus, died at sea at the Battle of Jultland on 31st May 1916. Their married sister, Ethel May was their next of kin and lived at 33 Gee Street. Her Step son, L/Cpl., Sydney Bonewell, of the Imperial Camel Corps, having served for three years in Egypt, died of influenza in Hull, on the 2nd April 1919.
Other Hull brothers to die in the First World War include:-
Arthur & Edward Andrew - 16 William Street
Clarence and Ernest Braithwaite, from Cleveland Street;
Charles and Walter Brinham, from Springbank West,
Sydney & Oswald Broddle, of Anlaby Common;
Albert and Teddy Chapman, from 13 Alaska Street;
Walter and Arthur Cade, at 17 Buckingham Street;
John and Joseph Cousins, at Arundle Street;
Arthur and Walter Drewery, from 29 Walton Street;
John and Joseph Ellis, from the 344 Boulevard, both lost at sea;
Nathan and Solomon Ellis, at 26 Portland Place;
Captain, Bede Farrell and his brother Adrian Farrell, from Newland Park;
Charles Edward Gamble and his brother Thomas William Gamble, from Londesborough Street;
Ernest & Joseph Glentworth, 68 Wassand Street, killed within three weeks of each other, in May 1917;
Edward and Herbert Green, from 187 Ella Street;
Frederick and Francis Guy, from Garden Village;
Anthony & Thomas Harran, from 22 Bowers Terrace, Waterloo Street;
Charles and Robert Hodges, from 9 Buckingham Street;
Thomas Henry and John Morley Holder, from Beverley Road, both killed in May 1917;
Thomas and William Holness, from 9 Conway Street, both lost at sea;
Frank and John Inman, from Stanifoth Palce, Hessle Road;
Joseph and Harry Longworth, from Lime Street;
William and Edward Lyons, from 37 Upper Union Street;
Wilfred and Percy Mitchell, from 9 Walcott Street;
John & Albert Monday, - 11 Russell Terrace, Bean Street;
Harold and Robert Ollett, from New George Street;
Ben and William Pougher, from Cambridge Street
Frank and Albert Shaw, from 19 Carlton Street
Ernest and Charles Smith, from 60 Nornabell Street;
George and John Sherburn from Craven Street;
Harold and James Sayer, from Hessle Road;
William and Gilbert Spink, from Franklin Street;
William & Alfred Suddaby, East Hull;
Sam and Herbert Thomson, from 2 Etty's Terrace, Strickland Street, both killed in 1915;
George and Edward Turner, from 65 Edinburgh Street
Albert and George Wilcox from 4 Matlock Villas, Escourt Street. They enlisted together on 11th December 1914;
Arthur and Cyril Veal, from 91 Clarendon Street;
Harold and Fred Wilson, from 48 Raywell Street;
John & James Wright - 62 Alexandra Road;
Brothers Cyril and Sidney Webb, from 8 Wyndham Street, died within weeks of each other in 1918.
2nd Lieutenant, Arthur Cyril Webster, 10th East Yorkshire, had been a Chorister at Hull's Holy Trinity Church. He died on the 3rd May 1917, at Oppy Wood, leading the attack, aged 23. His elder brother, 2nd Lt, George Alan Webster, 1st EYR, was killed on the 18th September 1918. Their parents George William and Rose Everlyn Webster of 113 Westbourne Avenue, placed a brass memorial plaque to both of them at the Holy Trinity Church in Hull's Market square
John and Roger Tighe, two sons of Patrick and Elizabeth Tighe, 14 Albert Terrace, Spring Street, were both killed in the war. Both born in Hull, John was a Sergeant in the Lincolnshire Regiment. He left a wife and is buried in Grimsby. Roger Tighe served with the East Yorkshire Regiment and before the war worked as a Dock Labourer in Hull.
Arthur and Herbert West, from 6 Kings Cross Terrace, Bean Street, are two more brothers commemorated on the same memorial. They are just two of the 91 men that died in Bean Street during the First World War.
Pte., John Robert Trowell, Northumberland Fusiliers, died in Greece, on 15th September 1916. His brother Pte., George Robert Trowell, was killed at Arras, on the 23rd April 1917, fighting with the East Yorkshire Regiment. They were the sons of Robert and Charlotte Trowell who lived at 81 Laburnum Avenue. Before the war both John and George Trowell worked for Reckitts. Their deaths were reported in the local newspapers and both their names were recorded on the St Marks Street Roll of Honour.
Boatswain, Francis C Wilson, drowned in the North sea, when the 'Gitano' struck a mine on 26/2/17. His brother Paul, CEF, had died of heart failure, in January 1917, at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Another Brother, John Wilson, died on the 'San Gregorio', in November, 1917. Their Grandsons, Sgt, Ernest Barnby, 4th EYR, was killed in action on 23/4/16, and Pte, Francis Barnby, was killed in action in September 1915.